| Apr 24, 2013
| 12:33 PM
The Nutmeg State takes on the Ocean State at Jonathan Edwards Winery May 5, battling in a culinary competition to benefit Connecticut Farmland Trust and the Rhode Island Chefs' Collaborative.
Participating Connecticut restaurants include 85 Main in...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 11:01 AM
You’ve been asked to be in your friend’s wedding—you say yes, of course, but then the question becomes: Can you say yes to the bridesmaid dress?
There are plenty of boutiques dedicated to helping the bride find the perfect dress, but...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Barcelona Wine Bar, 971 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, presents a "Foods of Galicia" dinner April 17 at 7 p.m., featuring dishes from the region in the northwest corner of Spain.
Caldo gallego: Kale and bean soup with cow's milk cheese...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Take the dread out of Tax Day with these local restaurant deals. The promotions are valid Monday, April 15 unless otherwise noted.
Dish Bar & Grill, 900 Main Street, Hartford, offers half-priced bottles of wine Friday through Monday, along with buy-one-...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Rizzuto's gets into the summer spirit with its three-course Lobster Bake menu, available every Tuesday through the season.
The $29 menu includes a choice of New England clam chowder with Old Bay polenta croutons or baby spinach salad; Maine lobster with...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 5:15 PM
In celebration of National Grilled Cheese Month in April (yes, this is a thing,) The Counter offers five specialty sandwiches throughout the month, featuring a different creation each week. All are priced at $7.
The Greek (April 1...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day is happening April 9, from noon to 8 p.m. at Scoop Shops around the country.
Among the newest flavors: the new line of Greek frozen yogurt, including the "30 Rock"-inspired Liz Lemon and Candy Bar Pie, with peanut butter...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Max's Oyster Bar, 964 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, hosts a New England Brewing Company beer dinner on April 25 at 6:30 p.m. Five courses are paired with selections from the Woodbridge brewery.
Reception: "Ode to the Elm City" with Elm...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:48 AM
Consider splurging on seasonal sweets for a good cause this weekend. Several Hartford and West Hartford restaurants will offer dessert specials made with locally-grown apples, with proceeds going to Growing Great Schools, a parent advocacy group committed...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Pinkberry continues its proliferation in Connecticut with the opening of a fifth location, in Westfarms Mall Oct. 12. The Farmington frozen yogurt store will be located on the lower level of the mall, near the Center Court.
Joining two other Hartford...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 2:08 PM
After you cast your vote Tuesday, treat yourself to an Election Day special at one of these Connecticut restaurants:
Max Restaurant Group offers half-priced bottles of wine at all of its Connecticut locations. maxrestaurantgroup.com.